Fayne Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English fein, fayn, fane ‘glad’, ‘well disposed’ (Old English fægen). The word seems also to have been occasionally used as a personal name in the Middle Ages, from which the surname may derive in some instances.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Wayne, Jayne, Mayne, Thyne, Sayne, Coyne, Pane, Payne, Warne, Rayner

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Fayne Family Origin

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Fayne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Domestic Servant

    17%
  • Teamster

    17%
  • Works Grain Store

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fayne family was Works Grain Store. Farmer, Domestic Servant and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fayne. The most common Fayne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Fayne's were Farmers.

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Fayne Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Fayne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Fayne in 1954 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fayne

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